Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
January 4, 2019
116th Congress, 1st Session
Issue: Vol. 165, No. 2 — Daily Edition
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Constitutional Authority Statement for H.R. 248; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 2
(House of Representatives - January 04, 2019)
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[Pages H228-H229] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] By Mr. CALVERT: H.R. 248. Congress has the power to enact this legislation pursuant to the following: The constitutional authority of Congress to enact this legislation is Section 8 of Article I of the Constitution, specifically Clauses 1 (relating to providing for the general welfare of the United States) and 18 (relating to the power to make all laws necessary and proper for carrying out the powers vested in Congress) of such section. [[Page H229]] OR The constitutional authority of Congress to enact this legislation is Article I, Section 8, Clause 1 and Clause 18.